· Users will now get alerts regarding restrictions on public transport
· Car users will be able to see checkpoints and restrictions along their route
Google Maps has introduced new features to help its users work around the COVID-19 situation. These updates are available in many countries, including India, and make Google Maps more useful as many countries start their gradual reopening following the pandemic-enforced lockdown.
What are the new features?
The first feature, called transit alerts, sends users relevant notifications from their local transit agencies regarding the status of public transport. This helps alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions, like the need for a compulsory face mask, for example, to help them plan their trips accordingly. This feature is currently available in India, Argentina, Australia, Belgium,…